Clarkson


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Clarkson

(ˈklɑːksən)
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(Biography) Thomas. 1760–1846, British campaigner for the abolition of slavery
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Wilson said that he had three witnesses, the Misses Clarkson, who would testify that they met a veiled young woman leaving Judge Driscoll's premises by the back gate a few minutes after the cries for help were heard, and that their evidence, taken with certain circumstantial evidence which he would call to the court's attention to, would in his opinion convince the court that there was still one person concerned in this crime who had not yet been found, and also that a stay of proceedings ought to be granted, in justice to his clients, until that person should be discovered.
The Clarksons met an unknown woman in the back lane," he said to himself, "THAT is his case
4] Thomas Clarkson (1760-1846) and William Wilberforce
There are a perfect host of Clarksons and Wilberforces[4] risen up among us on that subject, most edifying to hear and behold.
An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man; as, Monachism, of the Hermit Antony; the Reformation, of Luther; Quakerism, of Fox; Methodism, of Wesley; Abolition, of Clarkson.
Jordan Clarkson, who joined the Lakers as a second-round pick in 2014, has flown under the radar a bit this season, yet he has been an important contributor to Luke Walton's squad.
However, it could also be a signal for Filipino-American guard Jordan Clarkson to most likely come off the bench at the shooting guard position.
JEREMY Clarkson has thanked fans and critics for the positive response for his new motoring show The Grand Tour.
Volatile Clarkson, 56, who left the BBC after punching a producer in a row over food, was later prevented from boarding his British Airways flight.
JEREMY CLARKSON has apologised to the former Top Gear producer he punched, after settling a PS100,000 racial discrimination and personal injury claim.
JEREMY Clarkson yesterday made a grovelling apology to the Top Gear producer he punched after settling a PS100,000 racial discrimination and personal injury claim.
Fil-Am guard Jordan Clarkson of the Los Angeles Lakers expressed his disappointment that he can't play for the Philippines in the FIBA Asia Championship in Changsha, China.